The Cup Experiment

Judy Hardiman Creative 3 Comments

My next thought was to pull back a little from the bottom of the cup as this strategy seemed to produce a greater degree of shapes and curves.  These shapes made the cup look less ordinary and more artistic in nature. When I felt satisfied that I had photographed the cup at every possible angle, I went through all the …

LOVE IS IN THE AIR

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Although February 14th is officially Valentine's Day, I find myself thinking about love as soon as February arrives.  This year, the song by John Paul Young entitled "Love Is In The Air" keeps playing over and over again in my head. The lyrics are: Love is in the air, everywhere I look around Love is in the air, every sight ...

Tim’s Tree Line

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This image is entitled "Tim's Tree Line".  The original photograph was taken at the Tim Horton Children's Camp in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia. I have driven by this location several times and noticed these trees off in the distance.  I kept meaning to stop and take a photograph but there was always a reason that I could not stop - I ...

Flight at Dawn

Jim Hardiman Creative, Florida, Photography 4 Comments

That brings me to the final product.  I decided to apply a texture to the image that would capitalize on the low lying fog and the warm morning light to tone the image in such a way as to remove most of the realism from the photo.  This texture was applied to the image using the Soft Light blend mode …

Painterly Effects

Judy Hardiman Creative, Florida, Painting, Photography 2 Comments

During a recent trip to Merritt Island in Florida, I came across a beautiful open area that caught my eye.  The water was a beautiful gold and the sky was cloudy with bits of blue poking through.  This little bit of blue was also reflected in the water.  The colours complimented each other beautifully.  It was the colours that first …